Cost Accountant with Cost Accounting Skills Salary

The average pay for a Cost Accountant with Cost Accounting skills is $54,072 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$40,604 - $72,583
(Median)
$41K
$54K
$73K
MEDIAN: $54,071
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$14.76 - $27.33
(Median)
$15
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$40,604 - $72,583  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,372  
Profit Sharing
$409.56 - $4,460  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,363 - $73,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 715
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.76 - $27.33  
   
Overtime
$21.45 - $40.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,372  
   
Profit Sharing
$409.56 - $4,460  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,363 - $73,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Accountant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Cost Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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